VIT School of Law (VITSOL)

Introduction

The VIT School of Law (VITSOL), the progeny of VIT University has entered the legal arena in 2014, aiming at high goals to be achieved. The Law School aims to impart quality legal education to nourish the young minds with knowledge of law, teach them the nuances of the legal profession and equip them to the nitty gritty of the profession. VITSOL believes in continuous and active learning simultaneously with practical training. Legal education is not about just mastering the subject or the varied provisions of the law. It is about providing opportunities for the overall development of an individual into a legal professional. Studying law at VITSOL is an unique experience as it strives to offer the blend of all features of quality education. The Law curriculum has been structured in such a way that the students will have an opportunity to have a specialised knowledge and insight in the particular branch they are interested in along with overall knowledge in all other subjects. This gives them edge over similarly placed undergraduates. Research driven learning is the speciality of VIT School of Law. At VITSOL, knowledge oriented approach takes the lead over memory based learning and evaluation. The course is designed to encourage the mooting abilities, oratorical skills, interpretative and analytical skills of the budding lawyers by conducting periodical Moot Court and other law centric activities.

The School offers two undergraduate courses viz. B.A., LL.B (Hon’s) and B.B.A., LL.B (Hon’s). It also offers LL.M in three branches of law that include International Law and Development, Corporate Laws and Intellectual Property Laws. Further the School offers a doctoral program. All the law courses are offered with carefully framed curriculum that is at par with the global needs.

The school has around 800 students across the courses. The school is run with more than 30 core faculty, with 75% of faculty members holding doctoral degree in various branches of law.

To improve the advocacy skills the school runs moot court and debate societies. Through these societies various International / National level programs are conducted. The school regularly organizes Moot Court Competitions, both in national and international law, National level debate competitions, International / National Conferences, Seminars and Workshops, and Legal Aid programme. The knowledge of teaching faculty is enhanced or updated through Faculty Development Programmes conducted periodically.

Vision

VIT School of Law strives to prepare exceptionally skilled, practice ready, ethically strong, justice minded and socially responsible outstanding legal professionals.

Mission

  • To set international standards in imparting legal education and to produce skilled lawyers who can excel in various facets of the legal profession
  • To groom legal professionals with the needed practical skills to cater to the needs of the society